Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Identity of Suspect Sought in Commercial Armed Robbery Attempt

Prince George’s County, Maryland…The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Robbery Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an individual wanted in connection with an attempt armed robbery of the Dodge City Market in District Heights, Maryland.

On May 21, 2011 at approximately 2:15 p.m., a suspect walked into the Dodge City Market located in the 7400 block of Marlboro Pike. Once inside, the suspect approached a store employee, displayed a handgun, and demanded money from the register. Before the victim could react, the suspect abruptly fled the store in an unknown direction. An area canvass was conducted by officers with negative results.

The suspect is described as a black male with short hair, around 30 years old, 5’9” tall, and weighing approximately 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black short sleeved shirt, blue jeans, and armed with black handgun.
Anyone with information about the suspect is urged to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Robbery Unit at 301-772-4905. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/police/ and submit a tip online. Surveillance camera photos of the suspect are attached.

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